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Doddington Hall & Gardens

| Doddington, Lincoln LN6 4RU, England
+44 1522 694308
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Lovely place and grounds, the food hall is very good. The cafe is good, a little on the high side... read more

Reviewed yesterday
via mobile
really really nice gardens

We came to see the gardens and were lucky that we saw it in the week where they had displayed the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Isabel S
Vienna, Austria
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Award-winning Elizabethan family home open to the public. Gardens, kitchen garden, farm shop, restaurant & cafe, India Jane interiors. Many great events.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“farm shop” (136 reviews)
“family home” (16 reviews)
| Doddington, Lincoln LN6 4RU, England
+44 1522 694308
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely place and grounds, the food hall is very good. The cafe is good, a little on the high side price wise.the other shop units have good choice of country clothing and shoes boots etc. A large upmarket bike store where you can try before...More

Thank nickmell
Reviewed 4 days ago

We came to see the gardens and were lucky that we saw it in the week where they had displayed the lillys. Beautiful done. You will love it if you are a gardenlover like I am.

1  Thank Isabel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove especially out of my way home from,Yorkshire to Leicestershire and as an avid gardener i was dissapointed at the below standard the gardens presented. Of course I realise that possibly a great amount of the work is undertaken by volunteers but surely there are...More

1  Thank Susan F
Reviewed 1 week ago

My niece was married at Doddington Hall, we had booked the stable cottages for close family. this included accommodation for the bride and entourage. The ceremony took place in the hall itself and the reception was held in the Coach House. the whole event, managed...More

Thank Irvine-SoA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely setting, great farm shop with lots of choices. Also have a clothing store and nic- nacks! You can eat either in the cafe or the restaurant. Unfortunately my choice was disappointing, the pork belly was like having a bacon rasher and the Asian salad...More

Thank 56Traveller11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful still lived in home. So much to see. The gardens are beautiful. This is still a family home which makes it special. Guides are around to help. There is a coffee shop and farm shop on site. Free parking

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and myself visited Doddington Hall, a large Elizabethan Manor house which is still a family home open to the public. This was our fist visit to the Hall and we decided to join one of the free guided tours (given by guide Norman)....More

Thank David K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Doddington Hall Gardens for Iris week, unfortunately most of them had finished flowering possibly due to the recent hot weather we have had but it didn't spoil our visit. I enjoyed looking at the kitchen garden the most and even got the chance...More

Thank hazel b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today with the Friends of Peterborough Museum and had an excellent tour of the house with our guide, Jackie who made the visit extremely interesting and nicely kept everyone in order!! Thank you Jackie. We then visited the garden and enjoyed the wide...More

Thank Callybal
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Elizabethan architect Robert Smythson built this fantastic Hall for Thomas Taylor who was Registrar to the Bishop of Lincoln at that time. Typical of a house of this age it has had sympathetic changes over the years (18th century being a major one) but...More

1  Thank Clive M
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Is the afternoon tea suitable for myself and a 13 yr old grandaughters birthday. How much us it and what do you get.
23 April 2017|
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Response from ClaireBirch | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your enquiry. The afternoon tea is £12.50 per person and is served Monday to Saturday. Please get in touch with our restaurant and ask for Amy, to discuss the details of this booking and we can let you... More
Will it be open in early April 2017?
24 February 2017|
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Response from ClaireBirch | Property representative |
The farm shop, home store, country clothing and bike shops, cafe and restaurant are all open daily as is the walled kitchen garden. The ornamental gardens are open every Sunday from 11am to 4pm. The house reopens on easter... More
Vanessa V
How much does it cost to view the gardens?
8 September 2016|
Response from ClaireBirch | Property representative |
£6.50 for adults. Children under 4 (ie 0 to 3) are free! Children 4-16 are half price Open daily until Sunday 11th September, then Wednesday and Sundays until end of September Sundays only in October Then open from Mid... More